MDRS Log Book Mars Society

Progress on the Mobile Agents system continues on all fronts: programming the robot arm to deploy the relay (by removing a pin); verifying network connectivity to all computers inside and outside the hab with Tropos relay from top of MDRS (seeing 10 db variance within 2 m shift in position); installing astronaut backpack upgrades (including new air system for helmet); language training test for astronauts; verifying and debugging voice recognition of commands and agent processing of voice commands (efficiency problem with backpack-B tracked to the UK/British recognizer for Abby); setup of EVA database (ScienceOrganizer) local server. Also handling logistics for visits next week from eight scientist colleagues and several reporters. Liam is preparing lamb stew for dinner.